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This Week In Sales: Danganronpa Reloads On PS4, Prey Makes Its Debut

By Sato . May 24, 2017 . 8:15am

Last week, Japan saw a couple PlayStation 4 releases with Bethesda Softworks’ first-person sci-fi shooter Prey, as well as more from Monokuma and the gang in Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload.

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This Week In Sales: Attack on Titan’s 3DS Visual Novel Debuts On A Golden Week Hangover

By Sato . May 17, 2017 . 9:30am

Japan went through its “Golden Week hangover” with a drop in sales as people made their way back to work and school and Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death on 3DS was the only new release.

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Eiji Aonuma Achieved His Goal Of Making A Game About Cooking With Breath of the Wild

By Casey . May 4, 2017 . 8:00am

Nintendo of America’s Senior Product Marketing Manager Bill Trinen looks back at the time Eiji Aonuma compared the Zelda series to cooking stew and how he always wanted to make a game about cooking.

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Shaq-Fu: The Legend Reborn Is Now Headed To The Switch

By Casey . April 30, 2017 . 3:30pm

Saber Interactive CEO Matthew Karch has confirmed that Shaq-Fu’s Indiegogo funded Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.

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A Breath of the Wild Link Figure By MediCom Releases In December

By Casey . April 24, 2017 . 9:30am

The figure will stand at a little above 300mm and comes with a sword, shield, as well as a bow complete with arrows.

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Splatoon’s Previously Japan-Exclusive Manga Is Headed Westward Near The End Of The Year

By Casey . April 23, 2017 . 3:30pm

Viz Media has announced on their official Twitter account that the previously-Japan exclusive based on Nintendo’s popular shooter will be getting a localization.

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This Week In Sales: Monster Hunter XX And Nintendo Switch Continue Leading The Way

By Sato . April 19, 2017 . 10:15am

Last week, Japan had another calm week for video game software releases, where they saw the launch of a more affordable Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 as well as Entergram’s PS Vita port for the visual novel Rep Kiss.

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Is Headed To The Wii U In North America This Friday

By Casey . April 19, 2017 . 8:00am

The game will also release on the 3DS in North America on next Tuesday, April 25th.

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Breath of the Wild Cut Idea Would Have Made It Possible To Regain Stamina While Climbing

By Casey . April 17, 2017 . 9:30am

The game’s developers discuss the idea that Link would have been able to stab a weapon into the wall of a mountain to be able to rest for a moment and regain stamina.

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Hunters Will Soon Get To Hunt In Style With NieR: Automata Collaboration In Monster Hunter Frontier

By Sato . April 17, 2017 . 7:15am

They get a NieR: Automata collaboration, she gets a NieR: Automata collaboration, and of course you get a NieR: Automata collaboration!

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Monster Hunter Frontier Has A Special Announcement On April 19 For Its 10th Anniversary

By Sato . April 12, 2017 . 2:00am

Capcom’s online MMO Monster Hunter Frontier is celebrating its 10th anniversary this July and they’ve opened a special website for it with a teaser for an announcement coming next Wednesday.

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This Week In Sales: Musou Stars Shines And Blue Reflection Dances Its Way Up The Chart

By Sato . April 5, 2017 . 11:15am

Last week, Japan saw the release of a few notable titles but it was a big week for Koei Tecmo with the launch of their all-star title Musou Stars as well as Gust’s magical girl RPG Blue Reflection.

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Here’s A Look At How Breath of the Wild’s 1.11 Update Improves Framerate

By Casey . April 5, 2017 . 8:30am

Breath of the Wild’s latest update has brought a much-needed improvement to the game’s framerate, and a new video compares the difference in FPS before and after the update.

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EVO Japan’s Pre-Event Tourney Sai Skips Street Fighter V In Favor Of Smash Bros for Wii U

By Sato . April 3, 2017 . 3:00am

EVO Japan takes place in January 2018 but we’ll see its lead-up tourney called “sài” this May, and it’ll feature Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

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Shovel Knight Update On Switch Adds 1080p Output While Docked

By Casey . March 31, 2017 . 11:30am

In addition, Yacht Club Games also revealed that Specter of Torment expansion will be heading to other consoles in April.